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Our Councillors and Campaigners

Our Councillors and Campaigners

We have councillors and campaigners across Milton Keynes, working hard for our residents and making Milton Keynes a better place to live, now and in the future.

Some of our councillors are below, including contact details and links to give more information about what we’re doing for our area.

Cllr Kerrie Bradburn (Broughton Ward)

Kerrie leads the Focus team in Broughton Ward and has lived in Milton Keynes all her life. Her background is in local government & education, particularly working with disadvantaged children. Kerrie says ‘I try to keep tribal party politics out of local government. There’s too much mud slinging on the Council, and too few new ideas. I want to create good houses, schools and jobs and to build great communities. I am really keen to represent young people’s views on Milton Keynes Council’. Kerrie is works as the Examinations Manager at The Hazeley Academy.
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Focusteamlive/

Cllr Sam Crooks (Brougton Ward)

Sam Crooks came to Milton Keynes to work at the Open University. He has been a councillor in this area for over 20 years and twice been Leader of the Council. He is also a magistrate, school governor and a trustee of the Parks Trust. He has been a member of the Thames Valley Police Authority and a trustee of Bletchley Park. He was the first chair of the city’s Community Relations Council. He will become Mayor of Milton Keynes in May this year.

Phone: 07803 036 656
Email: [email protected]

Cllr Robin Bradburn (Bradwell Ward)

Robin has been a Councillor in Bradwell Ward since 2010. He has worked tirelessly on many local campaigns in his ward over the past 9 years including the defending Suffolk Punch site for the community in Heelands, local road infrastructure and issues with school governance. Robin continues to be a voice for local residents on Milton Keynes Council. He is currently Chair of the Council’s Budget and Resources Committee and also sits on the Council’s Audit and Scrutiny Management Committees.
Email: [email protected]

Cllr Ric Brackenbury (Campbell Park and Old Woughton Ward)

Ric has been a councillor in Milton Keynes since 2010.  He’s passionate about seeing Milton Keynes punch above its weight on the national stage attracting major events and businesses, making sure that the council spends money well, and provides high quality services.   Away from the council, Ric  works in IT development, is a keen runner and orienteer, and also leads a children’s group at his local church.
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ric_mk

Cllr Paul Trendall (Campbell Park and Old Woughton Ward)

Paul was elected as councillor for Campbell Park & Old Woughton ward in May 2019. Paul moved to Milton Keynes in 1979, where he now runs his own consultancy business and commercial mediation practice, having formerly been the managing director of a public company. He is a former Deputy Chair of the International Professional Security Association, and volunteers for World Child Cancer and MK Foodbank. Paul is currency Milton Keynes’ Armed Forces Champion.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07793 080425

Cllr Douglas McCall (Newport Pagnell South Ward)

Cllr Douglas McCall has been the Liberal Democrat Councillor for Newport Pagnell South ward on Milton Keynes Council since 1996. He was Cabinet member for the Environment and Strategic Planning from 2002 to 2009, and has been Leader of the Liberal Democrats on the Council since 2012.
Email: [email protected]
Phone
: 01908-617761
Website: http://douglasmccall.mycouncillor.org.uk
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/CllrDouglasMcCall
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DouglasMcCall

 

Cllr Jane Carr (Newport Pagnell South Ward)

Jane Carr represents Newport Pagnell South Ward. She has been a resident of Newport Pagnell since 2005 and runs a local business working with families in crisis as an expert witness in court proceedings.
Jane has twice been a finalist in the Women Leaders awards in the category of Community Impact and was first elected to a Borough Council in 1995, having also been a Parliamentary and European candidate. She has special interests in youth issues, strategic infrastructure planning and business development.
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NPLibDems/

 

Andy Carr (Newport Pagnell South Ward)

As a Newport Pagnell resident Andy Carr has taken a keen interest in flooding, visiting residents to see first hand the issues. He supports local housing for local families with planned infrastructure. He is qualified as an engineer in manufacturing, and had a career in motor sport. After marrying and having two daughters he changed career to children’s social care, progressing to Homes Manager. Since 2003 he has worked alongside his wife, Jane Carr, supporting parents separated from their children. 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NPLibDems/

 

Cllr Jenni Ferrans (Monkston Ward)

Jenni came to Milton Keynes nearly 40 years ago – and loved the promise of the growing city! She has been a Councillor for 13 years, specialising in planning, but switched to housing in the face of MK’s continuing housing crisis. She is currently a board member of the Council’s development company MKDP, and a trustee of the MK City Discovery Centre. Away from politics, she sings in a local choir, and is a member of the Fabric and Threads Guild.
Phone: 07775 926 993
Email: [email protected]

Cllr Vanessa McPake (Monkston Ward)

Vanessa has been a local campaigner for residents in this area for over 15 years. Known as “the person who gets things done” she has helped many many residents get their issues solved. A retired businesswoman and trainer, she campaigns to keep the local environment safe, clean and green for residents and is an active member of the Bus and Rail Users groups. As a grandparent, she is passionate about the facilities and services for children and young people, and in her spare time she is a keen spectator of football and cricket, holding season tickets for the local clubs. On MK Council, Vanessa specialises in environmental issues, and is Chair of the Flood Water Drainage Board, which brings together the different authorities responsible for flood prevention.
Phone: 07775 926 993
Email: [email protected]

Cllr Leo Montague (Monkston Ward)

Leo Montague has been an active member of the community in Milton Keynes for well over a decade, serving on MK Youth Cabinet, and as a parish councillor. He also manages a local football team. Leo says “I’m really excited to be the Lib Dem candidate for Monkston ward. This is an area where the Lib Dem’s have made a huge contribution over the past number of years, and it’s been great to be a part of it.”
Phone: 07950 533 960
Email: [email protected]

 

Cllr Andy Reilly (Shenley Brook End Ward)

Andy has lived and worked in Milton Keynes for forty years and has seen MK grow from a small new town into a successful city. He is looking forward to Milton Keynes building on this success in the future. Andy has a particular interest in housing, health and social care, and is keen to ensure that the city continues to provide a clean and attractive environment for residents and their families.
Phone: 07870 567049
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LibDemShenleyBrookEndWard

 

Cllr Peter Cannon (Shenley Brook End Ward)

Peter Cannon has lived in Milton Keynes for over 30 years, and have worked at Abbey/Santander since moving to MK. Peter is has lived in Sheley Lodge with his husband since 1997, and is currently a governer of a local school. First elected to represent Shenley Brook End ward in 2014, he has since worked hard as part of the local Liberal Democrat Focus Team to maintain the local environment and facilities so that we can all be proud of where we live. On MK Council Peter is the Chair of the Audit Committee.
Phone: 07966 197864
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LibDemShenleyBrookEndWard

 

Thais Portilho (Shenley Brook End Ward)

Thais Portilho has campaigned for a range of causes, including mental healthcare and press reform, and started a campaign to fight for the rights of victims of crime across Europe. She wants to ensure everyone can access mental health services, new mums and dads have all the support they need, and wants to protect the most vulnerable from the impact of Conservative cuts.
Thais is married to Phil and they have a daughter, Penny. She will always work hard to make Milton Keynes cleaner, fairer and more liberal.
Phone: 07584995681
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @Selkie 
Facebook
: https://www.facebook.com/ThaisLibDem

Andrew Kakabadse (Loughton and Shenley Ward)

Andrew Kakabadse is deeply committed to improving quality of living and working in Milton Keynes. He came to the city when appointed to Cranfield University, but he has also been in the private sector, in local government, a psychiatric social worker and adviser to Parliament, the civil service and numerous corporations and public bodies. He says, ‘eradicating homelessness and improving social and personal well-being needs to be combined with attracting investment into Milton Keynes thus guaranteeing jobs and ensuring for a sustainable future’.
Email: [email protected]

Richard Greenwood (Stony Stratford Ward)

Richard Greenwood grew up in Stony Stratford and has recently moved to the new Fairfields estate near Stony and in the same ward. Richard is active in the local community and volunteers to help at some of the annual events in Stony Stratford. Richard campaigns for better services across Milton Keynes alongside current Lib Dem councillors.
Richard has worked at the Open University for over 12 years in a range of roles, initially in student support, he now works with data and analytics in the IT department.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07813 072877

Rebecca Cave

Rebecca Cave is Chartered Tax Adviser, and a highly regarded writer on UK tax issues. She has lived in Milton Keynes and run a successful business here for over 20 years. Rebecca is an active local campaigner for the Lib Dems, supporting all the Lib Dem councillors in their roles working for Milton Keynes residents.
Email: [email protected]

Garrath Green (Loughton and Shenley)

Garrath Green has lived and worked in Milton Keynes for over 10 years, in the public and private education sector, as a manager, teacher and content writer. I am passionate about continuing to make Milton Keynes a successful city and a fantastic place to live. Years of austerity and steep cuts in government funding mean that MK council is being asked to do even more with less. I am committed to ensuring that, if elected, your council protects the most vulnerable in society whilst also maintaining the attractiveness of the city for businesses, workers and families.
Email: [email protected]

Sean McCabe (Bletchley East)

Sean McCabe was born and grew up in Milton Keynes, and now lives in Bletchley. He wants to help Milton Keynes expand and grow into leading city in the UK. Sean is particular interested in making sure that MK is sustainable and continue to lead the country in being a green environment. As a litigation paralegal Sean understand the importance of accountability, clear and concise policy to help residents.
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Ben Adewale (Bletchley West)

Ben Adewale is involved in a range of issues and concerns such as, civil rights, community security and safety, immigration and brexit to name a few. His employment and residential communities encouraged him to further help the MK community at large by joining Lib Dems, a party that really cares about the people. Ben’s focus is on the Safety, Security, equality, and making MK a better place to live. This will be achieved with my knowledge of the ongoing issues and my vast experience in community safety, continuous improvement and persistence in getting things done.
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